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Stress, Poverty, and Ethnicity Linked Among Young Parents

An avalanche of chronic stress — driven by concerns ranging from parenting to discrimination — disproportionately affects poor mothers and fathers, according to initial results from a multi-state study. ... More>


Perspectives Reviews 25 Years of Science

The journal Perspectives on Psychological Sciencecontinues to recognize the 25th anniversary of APS by featuring a series of special sections that take a look at how the field has changed over the last 25 years. ... More>


Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K


Talking Directly to Toddlers Strengthens Their Language Skills

Just as young children need nourishing food to build physical strength, they also need linguistic nutrition for optimal development of language and cognitive abilities. ... More>


Uncovering the Intricacies of Unethical Behavior

Are people of one social class more likely to lie, cheat, or steal than those of another? Despite previous research, a new article shows that the relationship isn't so simple. ... More>